Knightscope Appoints New Board of Directors Members to Advance Public Safety Technology

Knightscope Inc. (Knightscope or the Company), a prominent developer of robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies focused on public safety, recently announced the appointment of new members to its Board of Directors. The departing directors have been thanked by William Santana Li, the Company's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, for their years of service on the Board. The newly appointed directors include:

  • William G. Billings, Independent Director: A finance expert, Mr. Billings joined GlobalFoundries in 2021 as its Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. He is responsible for overseeing the company's global finance and accounting operations. Before joining GlobalFoundries, he worked for Airbnb, where he oversaw finance operations across several countries, which helped the company succeed in its IPO. Mr. Billings has extensive experience in financial management and scaling businesses, making him a valuable addition to the Board.
  • Robert A. Mocny, Independent Director: Mr. Mocny has more than three decades of experience in the federal government. He previously served as an Inspector with the Immigration and Naturalization Service and later joined the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). He has held various positions of increasing responsibility, including Deputy Director and Director of the United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology program. Mr. Mocny has extensive experience in technology innovation and leveraging biometrics technology, making him a valuable addition to the Board as Knightscope continues to enhance its public safety solutions.
  • Melvin W. Torrie, Independent Director: With expertise in autonomous vehicle technology, Mr. Torrie has been involved in developing autonomous solutions for various industries, including agriculture, mining, construction, and logistics, for more than two decades. He is the founder and former CEO of Autonomous Solutions, Inc., which was acquired by Honeywell International Inc. Mr. Torrie's extensive experience in AI, machine learning, and autonomous systems will greatly contribute to Knightscope's focus on developing advanced public safety technologies.

These appointments bring fresh perspectives and expertise aligned with Knightscope's position as a technology leader in public safety, with a mix of financial acumen, autonomous technology, and deep knowledge of the federal sector. The enhanced Board is expected to support the Company's goals of profitability and growth in the public safety arena using cutting-edge robotics and AI technologies.

William Santana Li, the Company's Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer, expressed his delight regarding Knightscope's future and the new chapter aligned with its profitable growth roadmap. He also extended his gratitude to the departing directors for their years of service and welcomed the new directors, expressing his belief that they would contribute significantly to the Company's success.

The new appointments come as Knightscope continues to innovate and lead in the field of public safety technology, aiming to make the United States the safest country in the world. With their combined expertise, the new Board members are well-positioned to support the Company's mission and contribute to its long-term success.

For more information on Knightscope and its advanced public safety technologies, visit their website at to book a discovery call or demonstration.

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